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Volume 51, March/April 2016, Number 2 · pp. 107-108

Letter from America

A Bipartisan Plan to Reduce Poverty in the U.S.

Robert Doar

As we enter the spring of 2016, American politics is about as depressing as it could be. Both major political parties appear to be on the verge of nominating deeply flawed candidates with extremely high unfavorable ratings. The tone of the political rhetoric is especially hostile, mean-spirited and even violent. The differences between American conservatives and liberals seem so wide that there does not seem to be any hope that the current political gridlock will end.

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